What state, county and municipal workers make

Excluding New York City, more than half a million state, county and municipal workers in New York made $29 billion in the fiscal year that ended on March 31, 2017, according to data provided by the Office of State Comptroller. That represents a 2.8 percent increase from the year before. Data for the 2015-16 year were also included in the table below.

You can also see this list of more than 500,000 government employees rounded up into a a database of more than 3,000 governmental units in New York State.

The data below, which cover active employees enrolled in the New York State and Local Retirement System, were obtained via a Freedom of Information Law request. You can read more here. This database was posted on Nov. 28, 2017.

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Name Employer name Amount Date Fiscal year Pension group
Name RIOS, MICHAEL G Employer name New York Public Library Amount $60,664.16 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, RICHARD L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $60,664.15 Date 02/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLODGETT, MALCOLM S Employer name City of Watertown Amount $60,663.67 Date 05/07/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLE, JASON R Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $60,663.53 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVERS, JAMES P Employer name General Brown CSD Amount $60,663.48 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNUTSON, YANA G Employer name Department of Law Amount $60,663.44 Date 09/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYMANSKI, MICHAEL P Employer name Erie County Amount $60,663.43 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRBY, JUNE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,663.40 Date 04/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIRGILIO, KELLEY A Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $60,662.35 Date 03/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADY, BRIAN T Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $60,661.99 Date 05/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISCHEL, ADAM H Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $60,661.91 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILAIRE, WENDELL A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $60,661.91 Date 10/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUMAR, SRILAKSHMI K Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $60,661.90 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, NICHOLAS J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $60,661.84 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOTTS, PATRICK F Employer name Chemung County Amount $60,661.77 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTHERDEN, AMY L Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $60,661.51 Date 02/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKHOLM, LYN A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $60,661.05 Date 11/10/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUBEK, CHARLES R Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $60,661.01 Date 10/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRICKLER, CELESTE Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $60,660.15 Date 03/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAITI, RHODA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,660.09 Date 10/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, STEVEN M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $60,659.34 Date 06/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYMAN, WENDY A Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $60,659.30 Date 07/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENSON, LISA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $60,659.24 Date 10/27/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CYR, JESSIE R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $60,659.21 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUST, SCOTT C Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $60,659.09 Date 12/15/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KELVEY, ARNOLD Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $60,659.08 Date 09/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUONG, MINH Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $60,659.01 Date 01/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, RICARDO Employer name Erie County Amount $60,658.69 Date 04/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, DONALD L, JR Employer name Sullivan County Amount $60,658.22 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN AMBURGH, TERA A Employer name Highland CSD Amount $60,657.78 Date 03/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, ANDREW Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $60,657.67 Date 12/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLOSI, ANTHONY Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $60,657.26 Date 04/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOSE, DAVID Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $60,657.23 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, BRIAN J Employer name Town of Woodstock Amount $60,656.73 Date 06/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAN ERP, PETER H Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $60,656.64 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGAN, DEBRA B Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $60,656.44 Date 10/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONRAD, JAMES E Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $60,656.43 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI MICELI, DONNA Employer name Village of Bayville Amount $60,656.21 Date 07/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAUFFER, ERIC J Employer name Town of Le Roy Amount $60,656.14 Date 08/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, DENISE Employer name Pelham UFSD Amount $60,654.93 Date 09/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, JOAN Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $60,654.89 Date 06/30/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVIER, HELEN J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $60,654.81 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O LEARY, WILLIAM S Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $60,654.62 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARMOL, SUSAN Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $60,654.10 Date 01/05/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEALLIAS, SUSAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,653.99 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKSON, ALEXANDER J Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $60,653.94 Date 02/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMADON, TATIANA L Employer name Delaware County Amount $60,653.49 Date 06/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SONDEY, JOSEPH S Employer name Town of Wawayanda Amount $60,652.94 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUIRE, PATRICK T Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $60,652.89 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VONO, SAMUEL A Employer name Oswego County Amount $60,652.72 Date 12/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOWINSKI, DEREK M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $60,652.31 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARRICK, RICHARD H, JR Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $60,651.95 Date 06/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAVESKY, JILLIAN Z Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $60,651.95 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIONDI, DIANE K Employer name Ramapo Catskill Library System Amount $60,651.78 Date 12/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREY, TODD D Employer name Warren County Amount $60,651.60 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOWER, BARBRA J Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $60,651.41 Date 10/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, SIDNEY H Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $60,651.24 Date 10/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TERRI L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $60,650.74 Date 05/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONOMOS, DONNA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $60,650.33 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORASKI, ROBERT J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $60,650.30 Date 04/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANOWSKI, MATTHEW C Employer name Livingston County Amount $60,650.17 Date 09/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUJO, RONNA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $60,649.10 Date 05/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANNON, ELLEN C Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $60,648.53 Date 09/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEFORD, JENNIFER J Employer name Department of Health Amount $60,648.36 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRX, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,648.34 Date 02/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, LAWRENCE A Employer name Washington County Amount $60,648.34 Date 05/15/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENBERG, SUSAN I Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $60,648.32 Date 06/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, RANDY L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $60,648.24 Date 11/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, JUSTYN A Employer name Putnam County Amount $60,648.02 Date 08/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARAMANOS, GEORGE G Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $60,648.00 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,647.91 Date 05/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEER, LAURIE A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $60,647.73 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMER, JOSEPH L Employer name Tonawanda Housing Authority Amount $60,647.65 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSAY, SHELDON A Employer name Westchester County Amount $60,647.53 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORT, DAVID K Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $60,647.50 Date 10/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURPOE, KRISTEN A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $60,647.30 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESNAHAN, KENNETH D Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $60,647.06 Date 04/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, FELICIA A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $60,646.59 Date 06/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, APRIL L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $60,646.40 Date 01/31/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIENA, RONALD J Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $60,646.15 Date 09/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, HEATHER J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,646.06 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRUNK, ANNE M Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $60,646.04 Date 09/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPARI, DOMINIC A Employer name Cornell University Amount $60,645.95 Date 03/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, CAROLE M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $60,645.87 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, DAPHNE L Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $60,645.67 Date 08/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAQUET, DENNIS C Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $60,645.59 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, STEVEN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $60,645.57 Date 02/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDWITH, SALLY A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $60,645.46 Date 06/27/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIE, JOEL R Employer name Town of Dickinson Amount $60,645.29 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JERRELL Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $60,645.20 Date 07/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIN, BRANDON T Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $60,645.10 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASPER, JEREMY C Employer name Office of General Services Amount $60,644.86 Date 01/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAHOUM, DOUGLAS S Employer name Orange County Amount $60,644.71 Date 10/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROFT, PATRICIA E Employer name Binghamton Childrens Services Amount $60,644.58 Date 12/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, LOUISA Employer name Schenectady County Amount $60,644.55 Date 04/30/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LINDSAY H Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $60,644.42 Date 07/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEHRMEYER, JAMES R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,644.41 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASI, ANGELA V Employer name Village of Lake Success Amount $60,644.37 Date 01/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, THOMAS P, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,644.23 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBACCO, SUSAN B Employer name Town of Southeast Amount $60,643.97 Date 05/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System